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Successful Cleveland Medical Malpractice Attorneys Offer Compassionate Legal Support for Children Suffering Birth Injuries From Use of Forceps

We hold negligent care providers accountable

Every year, an estimated 1 in 20 babies is delivered with assistance from forceps, a controversial tool used during difficult deliveries to grasp the baby’s head and guide the baby through the birth canal. In the right hands, forceps can be a life-saving tool. Unfortunately, in the wrong hands, or when used improperly, forceps can lead to significant injury to the baby or the mother. The Ohio medical malpractice attorneys at The Eisen Law Firm leverage years of experience to help families pursue compensation for injuries resulting from improper use of birthing tools.

Controversy surrounds the use of forceps during childbirth

Used properly, forceps can be a life-saving tool that leaves minor bruising around the baby’s head. In most cases, the bruising fades within just a few days.

Unfortunately, when used improperly, forceps can cause significant harm to both the baby and the mother. Common injuries to babies resulting from improper use of forceps during birth include:

Mothers are also at risk during forceps assisted deliveries. Vaginal tearing, bladder injuries, uterine rupture, anemia and other conditions may have a lasting and painful impact.

We hold medical professionals accountable for the costs of forceps injuries

When an injury results from a medical provider’s negligent or improper use of forceps, the victim and their family has the right to pursue compensation. Our Ohio forceps injury lawyers aggressively pursue the maximum compensation you are entitled to for all losses resulting from the injury, including:

Whether you wish to negotiate a settlement or pursue a judgment in court, our attorneys work diligently to ensure that your rights and those of your child as a medical negligence victim are upheld, and that your future and theirs is protected from unnecessary financial harm.

Our medical malpractice attorneys provide compassionate support and aggressive representation

In an effort to help you put your family back together following a birth injury, The Eisen Law Firm offers the comprehensive, personalized advice you need to understand and execute your legal options. We offer a free initial consultation, so contact us today by phone at 216-687-0900 or online.